Adaware Web Companion: What it is and how to get rid of it: Header image
Imagine turning on your Mac only to discover that your browser has become irritatingly sluggish and throwing up unsolicited ads here and there. Or that the processing speed has slowed noticeably. This could...
Sep 7, 2023
4 min read
"Your Mac is infected!" How scareware works and how to get rid of it: Header image
Have you ever been browsing the internet when suddenly a pop-up came out of nowhere telling you in bold that your computer was “infected”? Or have you ever come across a site that...
Sep 4, 2023
7 min read
Is Spyrix malware? Everything you need to know about the keylogger: Header image
As the post-pandemic world continues to adopt remote and hybrid work models, employers are seeking ways to keep an eye on their staff when they aren’t physically present in the office. This can...
Aug 25, 2023
4 min read
What are botnet attacks? Everything you need to know about bot networks: Header image
Botnets have been around since the early days of the internet and remain one of the world’s most threatening cybersecurity issues. A cyber botnet has only one basic requirement: an internet connection. Once...
Aug 17, 2023
7 min read
What is NanoCore, and how does this malware work? Header image
Despite being created about ten years ago, NanoCore is one of the most popular, effective, and dangerous remote access trojans (RAT). But what exactly is NanoCore? Why is it still relevant? And what...
Aug 15, 2023
5 min read
What is Bad Rabbit? Understanding the 2017 ransomware attack (Header image)
The first ransomware attack was registered in 1989. Back then, attackers encrypted files and held them hostage in exchange for payment that had to be mailed to a P.O. box. It was not...
Aug 4, 2023
5 min read
The top 10 types of malware that can infect your Mac (Header image)
Apple defines malware as “malicious software, which includes viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other programs that can harm your Mac or your privacy.” And while experts still do not agree on the exact quantity...
Jul 25, 2023
6 min read
What is WebHelper, that suspicious process in your Task Manager? (Header image)
Is your computer running slow? Do you see too many ads and pop-ups? If so, your Mac might be infected with WebHelper, one of those malicious apps that has given users worldwide nothing...
Jul 17, 2023
5 min read
What is Wave Browser and how do you remove it from your Mac? (Header image)
What do you get when you combine a browser hijacker with adware, spyware, and a program that can self-install and make changes to your computer? Wave Browser is what you get. While some...
Jul 17, 2023
5 min read
Locky 101: What you need to know about the 2016 ransomware (Header image)
Locky, the ransomware malware introduced in 2016, has infected millions of users worldwide, affecting Mac and Windows operating systems alike. While the original Locky is not active, some variants are still out there...
Jul 17, 2023
7 min read